Huffman, Martha Oliver

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Martha Anne Oliver Huffman, aged 78, passed away on January 22, 2021 at Pulaski Health and Rehab. She was born at home in Blacksburg on August 8, 1942 to the late Sidney Lee Oliver and Dorothy Virginia (Slusser) Oliver.

Martha worked at New River Valley Community Services for many years and was an avid mental health advocate. She loved taking her children for summer vacations at the beach. She also enjoyed frequenting flea markets and going on bingo trips.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Freddie Lee Oliver and Thomas Sidney Oliver, and a granddaughter, Cordelia Elizabeth Huffman.
She is survived by her two sons and daughter-in-law, Cory Stewart Huffman, Christiansburg, Jon Michael and Jennifer Sickles Huffman, Cookeville, Tennessee; a granddaughter, Kaylee Jayne Huffman, Cookeville, Tennessee; a brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Carol Oliver, Salem; a sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Willis Alls, Blacksburg; two sisters-in-law, Donna Harris Oliver, Blacksburg, Debora Oliver, Blacksburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Due to the current pandemic, there will be no memorial or funeral services for Martha. In a post-pandemic world, Martha will take one last trip to the beach, where her ashes will be laid to rest.

The family is in the care of McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg